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Poster: duckpond74 Date: Jan 4, 2011 12:01pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Help! Need some wailin'

Sorry I can't recall which show(s) in particular Donna goes vocal postal during a searing solo from Jerry near the end of Greatest Story Ever Told. I believe we're talking 1972 ... maybe '73?? Someone else here might have the specific date(s) at hand. I agree with the Playin' options - there are so many to choose from. Though, while the Playin' shrieks have shattered countless blissful moments, the Greatest Story ones have more of a demanding immediacy about them that might better suit your purpose.

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Poster: ringolevio Date: Jan 5, 2011 5:25am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Help! Need some wailin'

"Vocal postal" LOL!!

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Poster: William Tell Date: Jan 4, 2011 12:34pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Help! Need some wailin'

Yup--I think you're right; she destroys this song more than PITB on a number of shows...good call.

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Poster: dead-head_Monte Date: Jan 4, 2011 1:51pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Help! Need some wailin'

Now there's 3 of us agreeing on the "demanding immediacy" point that you've cited. So here's an edited example to consider from the 1973 Roosevelt Stadium show's Greatest Story Ever Told that I witnessed.

4 seconds duration, 64kb/s mp3, 32 KB file size
single Donna howl sequence - a smidge of silence added at the end

16 seconds duration, 64kb/s mp3, 124 KB file size
four Donna howl sequences repeated